Woodland Reserves Officer, Usk to Wye

Gwent Wildlife Trust

Dingestow, near Monmouth
£21,327 - £23,463 pa depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Thursday, 01 June 2017

Gwent Wildlife Trust is seeking to recruit a full-time Woodland Reserves Officer, working within the Usk to Wye Living Landscape team, to take on the responsibility of managing a small suite of woodland nature reserves, and develop and oversee engagement opportunities within these sites.

The post holder will undertake practical woodland management, sometimes with the use of machinery, carry out relevant species and habitat surveys and monitoring, generate income from woodland products and offer advice to private woodland owners, amongst other things. We are looking for applicants who are experienced at managing woodlands for conservation, can teach others about woodland ecology, are physically fit and able to work on difficult terrain, have experience in felling trees, are competent in the use of a range of powered equipment and have experience of working with volunteers, groups or involving others in nature conservation.

Salary: £21,327 - £23,463 pa depending on experience

This post is a full time, permanent position.

Full details and an application pack can be found on our website www.gwentwildlife.org/jobs/woodland-reserves-officer

For further information or for an informal chat about the role, please contact Neville Hart on 01600 740600.

Closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 1st June 2017.

We WILL NOT accept CVs – even if accompanied by an application form.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 7th June at our offices in Dingestow, near Monmouth. Applicants are encouraged to keep this date free in their calendars.

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